By News Desk Built using the Substrate blockchain framework, Polkadot is forming an ecosystem that both complements existing dApp infrastructure and provides new opportunities recognized by over 400 projects developing smart contracts, oracles, NFTs, DAOs, bridges, privacy, gaming, IoT, DEXs, and other DeFi solutions on the platform. At the heartContinue Reading

By Ekin Genç Dogecoin returned to NASCAR after seven years, and things didn’t go well this time—neither for the sponsored car nor the cryptocurrency. Dogecoin holders, led by Springrates CEO Sean Taylor, sponsored American racer Stefan Parsons’s car #99 for yesterday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series Race in Nashville. But the Dogecoin-embellishedContinue Reading

By Jamie Redman On Saturday, cryptocurrency analysts and traders have been discussing bitcoin’s recent chart patterns and the infamous death cross pattern has been a topical conversation. A number of traders believe when bitcoin’s short-term moving average (MA) dips below the long-term MA, the crypto asset could be bracing forContinue Reading

By Lubomir Tassev The Ministry of Interior of the Islamic Republic has suspended the Iran Blockchain Association (IBA). The measure comes after the organization allegedly breached government regulations. IBA unites participants in the country’s growing crypto sector who are engaged in blockchain technology development. Iranian Authorities to Review IBA DealingsContinue Reading

By Ekin Genç The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s lawsuit against crypto payments company Ripple is taking a lot longer than expected. The lawsuit, which the SEC filed against Ripple in December, alleges that Ripple raised more than $1.3 billion by selling XRP in ongoing unregistered securities offerings. The companyContinue Reading

By Tim Hakki Polkadot, XRP, Solana, Chainlink, Bitcoin Cash, Theta, Ethereum, SHIB, Dogecoin—this is the list of today’s casualties after the global market capitalization of cryptocurrencies lost $80 billion overnight, dropping from $1.6 trillion to $1.52 trillion. XRP was particularly hard hit. Having depreciated 11% overnight, it currently trades atContinue Reading

By Antonio Madeira It all started when the Compound protocol released its own governance token Compound (COMP), thus popularizing the concept of staking. COMP helped usher in the liquidity mining frenzy we see today and, during that time, we also witnessed how Yearn Finance’s native token, YFI, became the firstContinue Reading

By Lubomir Tassev The Ukrainian parliament has released an updated version of the draft law “On Virtual Assets.” The revised bill requires exchanges to obtain government authorization, disclose their ownership and implement mandatory KYC procedures. The document has been criticized by regulators in Kyiv but the government wants the legislationContinue Reading

By Jamie Redman The global nonprofit Operation Smile has announced the organization is now accepting crypto assets like bitcoin and dogecoin. The nonprofit is a surgical volunteer-based outfit that helps people with cleft conditions improve their lifestyles. Surgical Volunteer-Based Nonprofit Operation Smile Accepts Crypto Donations On July 18, one ofContinue Reading

By Kevin Helms Grayscale Investments is considering 31 crypto assets to add to its family of investment products. The company, with $32.9 billion in crypto assets under management, currently offers investments in 13 cryptocurrencies. Grayscale Investments announced Friday 13 additional crypto assets it is considering for investment products. These cryptocurrenciesContinue Reading

By Terence Zimwara According to local media, leading South African financial institution FNB is denying allegations of a banking relationship with the recently collapsed crypto investment company, Africrypt. FNB also insists it did not enable the investment company’s transactions which helped Africrypt’s two directors disappear with billions of dollars inContinue Reading

By Jeff John Roberts Bitclout is making a move. The controversial crypto-based social network earned a pair of prominent endorsements this week from Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong and a partner at the influential VC firm Sequoia. Meanwhile, crypto exchange Blockchain announced it would list Bitclout’s token, and the New YorkerContinue Reading

By Tim Hakki At an exposition in Chengdu today, Beijing-based mining hardware giant Bitmain released a new mining machine designed for mining Dogecoin and Litecoin, according to a tweet by blockchain journalist Colin Wu. Exclusive: On June 19th, Bitmain released the new Litecoin/Dogecoin mining machine L7, with a hashrate ofContinue Reading

By Tim Hakki Crypto markets lost 4.6% of their market capitalization in the past 24 hours as the price of top digital currencies like Bitcoin, XRP and Dfinity dipped by more than 5%. Market leader Bitcoin is down 6.1%, currently trading at $35,723 at the time of writing. That’s almostContinue Reading